Xstrata (part of Glencore)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Switzerland

Xstrata merged with Glencore in May 2013.  The merged company was called Glencore Xstrata until it changed its name back to Glencore in May 2014.

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12 March 2007
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Author: Observatorio de las Empresas Transnacionales, Foro Ciudadano de Participación por la Justicia y los Derechos Humanos (FOCO)

El yacimiento minero Bajo de la Alumbrera se encuentra en la provincia de Catamarca, en el departamento de Belén...Para su explotación se conformó una Unión Transitoria de Empresas (UTE) entre YMAD y la firma Minera Alumbrera Limited. Alumbrera Ltd. a...

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22 March 2007
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Author: Primera Fuente [Argentina]

La Justicia Federal deberá resolver si concede la suspensión del mineraloducto de Minera Alumbrera [parte de Musto Exploration (que es una empresa de Goldcorp & Northern Orion Resources) y Xstrata] tras un planteo judicial surgido en consecuencia...

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27 March 2007
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Author: Primera Fuente [Argentina]

La Secretaría de Medio Ambiente de la Nación mantiene en su página de internet oficial un informe que detalla los graves impactos ambientales que ocasiona Minera Alumbrera [parte de Musto Exploration (que es una empresa de Goldcorp & Northern Orion...

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13 April 2007

Falconbridge Limited fined $50,000 for health and safety violation [Canada]

Author: Ministry of Labour of Ontario [Canada]

Falconbridge [now part of Xstrata]...was fined $50,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act that resulted in burns to an employee…[A] worker was transferring "sulphuric acid"...from one railway tank car to another when the acid...

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13 April 2007

Falconbridge Limited fined $50,000 for health and safety violation [Canada]

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13 April 2007
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Author: Ministère du Travail de l'Ontario

Falconbridge Limitée [filiale de Xstrata]...a été condamnée, le 5 avril 2007, à payer une amende de 50 000 $ pour avoir enfreint la Loi sur la santé et la sécurité au travail. A cause de cette infraction, un employé a subi des brûlures... un...

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17 April 2007
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Author: Ecoportal.net

Tras no haber sido vetada por el PE, la ley que impide el desarrollo de actividades mineras a cielo abierto en la provincia quedó promulgada. Así, Tucumán quedó exenta de una de las actividades más cuestionadas desde los sectores ambientalistas...Ahora...

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18 April 2007

Launching the London Mining Network [18 April 2007, School of Oriental and African Studies, London]

Author: Mines & Communities

The London Mining Network (LMN)...is a new alliance of human rights, development and environmental groups. Members include Colombia Solidarity Campaign, The Corner House, Partizans (People Against Rio Tinto and its Subsidiaries), Philippine Indigenous...

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1 May 2007

[PDF] Do You Know What Junior Is Doing? - Managing ESG Risks in ‘Independently – Managed Operations’ in the Mining Sector

Author: F&C Investments

Major mining companies have long recognised that effective management of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks is fundamental to the long-term success of their operations...But...one area of mine management remains poorly addressed: the...

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13 May 2007

Dirty business beware! [So. Africa]

Author: Sharda Naidoo, Business Times [So. Africa]

The government is clamping down on the country’s biggest industrial polluters in a fresh bid to cut hazardous gas emissions. This week state environmental management inspectors...started a countrywide crackdown on refineries and the iron, steel and...

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